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Iraq: Bushs Vietnam

Iraq: Bush""s Vietnam

Jan 17, 2005 / 2:00 pm

Senator Edward M. Kennedy said yesterday that President Bush's Iraq policy is ''ridiculous" and disputed Bush's statement that the 2004 reelection validated the...

Attack On Aid Workers?

Attack On Aid Workers?

Jan 17, 2005 / 7:30 am

Denmark has issued a warning of a possible attack on international rescue workers in Indonesia's Aceh province. The Danish Foreign Ministry says it received...

Tsunami Deaths Top 162,000

Tsunami Deaths Top 162,000

Jan 16, 2005 / 11:11 am

The tsunami death toll has surpassed 162,000 as Indonesia increased its toll by 5,000 on Sunday. The additional deaths were reported from the village of Calang,...

Boy Survives Tsunami

Boy Survives Tsunami

Jan 16, 2005 / 6:30 am

A seven-year-old Indonesian boy who was swept away by the tsunami waters on Dec. 26 was reunited with his family in Aceh province on Saturday . A British...

New Palestinian Leader

New Palestinian Leader

Jan 15, 2005 / 11:44 am

Mahmoud Abbas was sworn in as Palestinian Authority president on Saturday, a day after a major setback in relations with Israel. Israel said it was freezing all...

Huygens Lands On Titan

Huygens Lands On Titan

Jan 14, 2005 / 7:58 am

After a seven-year trip, the Huygens space probe has successfully landed on Saturn's moon Titan, jubilant mission control staff in Europe said Friday. Huygens's...

Tsunami Video Pirate

Tsunami Video Pirate

Jan 13, 2005 / 1:00 pm

A sidewalk vendor in Phuket was arrested Thursday for selling CD's showing pirated video footage of the Dec. 26 tsunami that killed about 5,300 people in...

Prince Harry In Nazi Uniform

Prince Harry In Nazi Uniform

Jan 13, 2005 / 7:20 am

Britain's Prince Harry was being encouraged to make a public apology and visit the Auschwitz death camp after he was photographed wearing a Nazi uniform at a...

Fires Cover Lots Of Ground

Fires Cover Lots Of Ground

Jan 12, 2005 / 2:30 pm

Another country across the ocean is recuperating from tragedy. The Eyre Peninsula in South Australia is coping with a blaze that officials called the deadliest...

Orlando Plane Crash

Orlando Plane Crash

Jan 12, 2005 / 2:00 pm

A single-engine Cessna crash Wednesday has claimed the life of one man and put another in hospital.The plane had been attempting an emergency landing in a golf...

Mudslide Claims More

Mudslide Claims More

Jan 12, 2005 / 7:21 am

Rescue crews early today pulled three small bodies from the debris of a mudslide in La Conchita, California, bringing the death toll from Monday's disaster to...

Deadly California Mudslides

Deadly California Mudslides

Jan 11, 2005 / 7:53 am

Rescue crews resumed digging Tuesday in their search for as many as 22 people who may be trappedin Southern California mudslides that have already claimed three...

Palestinian President Elected

Palestinian President Elected

Jan 10, 2005 / 1:00 pm

Mahmoud Abbas was elected Palestinian Authority president by a landslide, results showed Monday, giving the pragmatist a mandate to resume peace talks with...

Dart In Sri Lanka

Dart In Sri Lanka

Jan 9, 2005 / 7:59 am

The first jet carrying equipment and members for Canada's Disaster Assistance Response Team, or DART, landed in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. DART's primary...

VIP Visits Slow Aid

VIP Visits Slow Aid

Jan 8, 2005 / 11:12 am

Relief workers say a flood of foreign dignitaries is clogging the airport in Indonesia's Aceh province and slowing the distribution of aid to tsunami victims. ...

Tsunami Death Toll Raised

Tsunami Death Toll Raised

Jan 7, 2005 / 4:19 pm

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan described the devastation on tsunami-battered Sumatra island Friday as the worst he's ever seen, and authorities raised...

Mandelas Son Dies Of Aids

Mandela""s Son Dies Of Aids

Jan 6, 2005 / 11:34 am

Nelson Mandela's eldest son, Makgatho Mandela, died of AIDS in a hospital in Johannesburg on Thursday. A lawyer by profession, the former South African...

Many Americans Missing

Many Americans Missing

Jan 4, 2005 / 3:20 pm

U.S. officials are investigating about 4,000 reports of missing Americans in the wake of the December 26 tsunami disaster, a State Department spokesman said...

Relief Effort Ramps Up

Relief Effort Ramps Up

Jan 3, 2005 / 11:40 am

Aid agencies working in south Asia are frantically trying to get aid to those who need it most, while millions remain homeless and vulnerable to hunger and...

Rabies Survivor

Rabies Survivor

Jan 2, 2005 / 12:20 pm

A Wisconsin teenager who became the first person known to survive rabies without a vaccination went home Saturday after nearly 11 weeks in the hospital,...

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